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Dynamic contextualization and comparison as the basis of biologically inspired action understanding

Laith Alkurdi, Christian Busch, Angelika Peer
2018 Paladyn: Journal of Behavioral Robotics  
The second module is a kinematic trajectory parser that validates the previous prediction against a set of learned templates.We model both mechanisms and link them to the environment using the cognitive  ...  framework of Dynamic Field Theory and present our first steps into integrating the aforementioned modules into a consistent framework for the purpose of action understanding.  ...  sensory stimuli or motor control information.  ... 
doi:10.1515/pjbr-2018-0003 fatcat:hsrwra5ogbhqfhpbhjruuozpwq

Combining intention and emotional state inference in a dynamic neural field architecture for human-robot joint action

Rui Silva, Luís Louro, Tiago Malheiro, Wolfram Erlhagen, Estela Bicho
2016 Adaptive Behavior  
We report on our approach towards creating socially intelligent robots, which is heavily inspired by recent experimental findings about the neurocognitive mechanisms underlying action and emotion understanding  ...  The dynamic control architecture was validated in multiple scenarios in which an anthropomorphic robot and a human operator assemble a toy object from its components.  ...  from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (grant numbers SFRH/BD/48527/2008, SFRH/BPD/71874/2010, SFRH/BD/81334/2011), and with funding from FP6-IST2 EU-IP Project JAST (project number  ... 
doi:10.1177/1059712316665451 fatcat:lftmb2xyz5hk5k7mzontbkxqie

Visuomotor Coordination in Reach-To-Grasp Tasks: From Humans to Humanoids and Vice Versa

Luka Lukic
Yet, not very much is known regarding computational functions that the central nervous system performs in order to provide a set of requirements for visually-driven reaching and grasping.  ...  U nderstanding the principles involved in visually-based coordinated motor control is one of the most fundamental and most intriguing research problems across a number of areas, including psychology, neuroscience  ...  This observation has inspired us to implement a scheme for our model for robotic obstacle avoidance.  ... 
doi:10.5075/epfl-thesis-6695 fatcat:7tmp6ko4lzg6re3hjgnzbwoqwi

Toward a Full Prehension Decoding from Dorsomedial Area V6A

Matteo Filippini
A Al lm ma a M Ma at te er r S St tu ud di io or ru um m --U Un ni iv ve er rs si it tà à d di i B Bo ol lo og gn na a DOTTORATO DI RICERCA IN  ...  A direction for the very near future is to design more intelligent soft robots taking advantage of bio-inspired controllers that will be developed thanks to advances in artificial intelligence and inspired  ...  Our brain could predict the sensory consequences of a movement integrating an efferent copy of motor control coming from premotor areas with the delayed sensory input.  ... 
doi:10.6092/unibo/amsdottorato/9109 fatcat:hvmcqhegpbgyfjwzpkygkldxdy


Riadh Zaier, Riadh Zaier
Without a dose of imagination it is hard to predict whether human-like robots will become viable real-world citizens or whether they will be confined to certain specific purposes.  ...  users to download, copy and build upon published articles even for commercial purposes, as long as the author and publisher are properly credited, which ensures maximum dissemination and a wider impact  ...  Then the system may then either be given a PB vector to generate the associated action, or it may be used to predict the PB vector associated with a given sensory-motor input.  ... 

Modelling and Control for Soft Finger Manipulation and Human-Robot Interaction

Fanny Ficuciello
Dextrous manipulation skills, for personal and service robots in unstructured environments, are of fundamental importance, in order to accomplish manipulation tasks in human-like ways and to realize a  ...  One of the greatest challenges of humanoid robotics is to provide a robotic systems with autonomous and dextrous skills.  ...  "DEXMART" is an acronym and stands for "DEXterous and autonomous dual-arm/hand robotic manipulation with sMART sensory-motor skills: A bridge from natural to artificial cognition".  ... 
doi:10.6092/unina/fedoa/8436 fatcat:76iovhjvpnc3zhrvzjth7km4gm

Shared Grasping: a Combination of Telepresence and Grasp Planning

Katharina Hertkorn
According to the presented grasping motor scheme of the human, three main challenges for executing a grasp in teleoperation systems are identified ( C1 -hand positioning Setting up a position and  ...  Replacing an input based on bio-signals with a SpaceMouse allows for a faster setup (as no training for the bio-signals is needed) and a reduction of side effects that might occur from that training.  ...  A.1.2. Questionnaire "Hands" Zwischenfragebogen Hände Vp  ... 
doi:10.5445/ksp/1000047718 fatcat:o6pgnzt3bbgi7bqaogw3abpbme

SENSORDEVICES 2013 Committee SENSORDEVICES Advisory Chairs Optical sensors

Francois Pacull, Cea-Leti Minatec, France, Sergey Yurish, Ifsa -Barcelona, Spain, Sergey Yurish, Ifsa -Barcelona, Spain, Vítor Carvalho, Marco Tartagni, Subodh Singhal (+49 others)
We hope that SENSORDEVICES 2013 was a successful international forum for the exchange of ideas and results between academia and industry and for the promotion of progress in the area of sensor device technologies  ...  We are grateful to the members of the SENSORDEVICES 2013 organizing committee for their help in handling the logistics and for their work to make this professional meeting a success.  ...  This work is funded also by FEDER funds through the "Programa Operacional Factores de Competitividade -COMPETE" and by national funds by FCT-Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, project reference FCOMP  ...